• Employee inappropriately accessed EHRs at MUSC Health

    An employee from MUSC Health Lancaster (S.C.) Medical Center inappropriately accessed electronic health records of about 1,800 patients between Oct. 6, 2022, and April 11, 2023.
  • Former employees say Epic's noncompetes suppress wages, stifle innovation

    Some former Epic employees say the EHR vendor's noncompete agreements have held them back from advancing their careers and stifled innovation in the Madison, Wis., area, Isthmus reported June 1.
  • America's richest self-made women: Where Epic's Judy Faulkner ranks

    With a net worth of $7.4 billion, Epic founder and CEO Judy Faulkner ranked third on Forbes' June 1 list of the richest American self-made women.
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    CommonSpirit, Intermountain and NewYork-Presbyterian are using AI to reimagine hospital operations with impressive results. See how they're solving staffing challenges and boosting revenue during this two-day virtual summit.
  • Florida bans offshore storage of EHRs

    The Florida legislature passed an update to the Florida Electronic Health Records Exchange Act banning healthcare organizations using certified health record technology from storing EHR data outside the continental U.S., its territories and Canada, The HIPAA Journal reported June 2.
  • Ohio hospital goes live with Meditech

    The Bellevue (Ohio) Hospital went live with its new EHR system, Meditech Expanse, on June 1. 
  • Epic vs. Cerner: EHR market share

    EHR vendor Epic Systems continues to be the leader in the EHR hospital market share, with 83 hospitals joining its network in 2022, compared to Oracle Cerner, which only added 22. 
  • EHR vendors: The big winners from the past 5 years

    From 2017 to 2022, Epic was by far the most successful EHR vendor and the only one to gain hospital beds, according to KLAS Research.
  • Saudi hospital partners with Cerner to build AI models

    King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Saudi Arabia is partnering with Cerner to build artificial intelligence models for healthcare.
  • Oracle Cerner in the last 30 days

    Here are seven news items about EHR vendor Oracle Cerner reported on by Becker's in the past month.
  • What Epic is doing to accelerate interoperability

    Epic has been working on interoperability for years and announced new efforts in recent months.
  • 4 health systems piloting Microsoft, Epic's generative AI

    EHR vendor Epic Systems and Microsoft are training Azure OpenAI on a large collection of information so it can asynchronously draft responses to patient messages for providers, and hospitals and health systems have already begun piloting it. 
  • Epic in the last 30 days

    From adding 23 hospitals and health systems to the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement to working with Microsoft to train its Azure OpenAI to draft clinicians' messages to patients, here are five updates on Epic's operations, software products and partnerships reported by Becker's Hospital Review in May:
  • VA secretary: Cerner EHR troubles won't mean staff, funding cuts at Washington hospital

    Denis McDonough, the secretary of veterans affairs, said he will further investigate claims that Spokane, Wash.-based Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center would have to cut staff due to a projected $35 million budget deficit caused largely by its Cerner EHR system, The Spokesman-Review reported May 24. 
  • Epic added 83 hospitals in 12 months

    Eighty-three hospitals joined the Epic network in 2022, the most of any EHR vendor last year, according to KLAS Research.
  • UNC Health CIO says Epic AI pilot will be a 'game changer' for reducing 'pajama time'

    UNC Health CIO Brent Lamm told Becker's that the health system is looking to reduce physicians' pajama time — time spent on answering patient messages within its My UNC Chart — with Epic and Microsoft's generative artificial intelligence tool that automatically drafts message responses. 
  • EHR vendors ranked by hospital market share gains (and losses)

    Here are the EHR vendors that gained — or lost — acute care hospital market share between 2021 and 2022, according to a May 23 KLAS Research report.
  • Watchdog: VA has no goals to establish user satisfaction with Cerner EHR

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has not established goals to assess user satisfaction with its new Cerner EHR system, a May 18 Government Accountability Office report found. 
  • UNC Health joins Epic, Microsoft's generative AI pilot

    Chapel Hill, N.C.-based UNC Health will pilot Epic and Microsoft's generative artificial intelligence tool that automatically drafts message responses.
  • EHR vendor market share in the US

    Epic continued to pull away from the competition in 2022, adding dozens of hospitals and thousands of hospital beds to its EHR market share, a May 23 KLAS Research report found.
  • Stanford, Mayo + more join Epic's interoperability pledge

    Leading health systems from across the country such as Stanford Health Care and Mayo Clinic have pledged to use Epic's software to share health information with the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement. 

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